Presentation on theme: "Warriors and Worship II Samuel 23: 13-17 (part of a series on the life of David from 1 st and 2 nd Samuel)"— Presentation transcript:
Warriors and Worship II Samuel 23: (part of a series on the life of David from 1 st and 2 nd Samuel)
II Samuel 23:16 Then the three mighty men broke through the camp of the Philistines and drew water out of the well of Bethlehem that was by the gate and carried and brought it to David. But he would not drink of it. He poured it out …
What a waste! What a waste! That’s crazy! That’s crazy! lack of appreciation! lack of appreciation! Why do something so foolish? Why do something so foolish? There must be something significant going on that I do not understand!!! There must be something significant going on that I do not understand!!!
1Samuel 22:1 David departed from there and escaped to the cave of Adullam. And when his brothers and all his father's house heard it, they went down there to him. 2 And everyone who was in distress, and everyone who was in debt, and everyone who was bitter in soul, gathered to him. And he became commander over them. There were with him about four hundred men.
2 Samuel 5:17 When the Philistines heard that David had been anointed king over Israel, all the Philistines went up to search for David. But David heard of it and went down to the stronghold. 18 Now the Philistines had come and spread out in the Valley of Rephaim. 2 Samuel 23:13 David (was) at the cave of Adullam, when a band of Philistines was encamped in the Valley of Rephaim.
2 Samuel 23:15 And David said longingly, "Oh, that someone would give me water to drink from the well of Bethlehem that is by the gate!"
Psalm 142:1 (A Maskil of David, when he was in the cave.) A Prayer. With my voice I cry out to the LORD; with my voice I plead for mercy to the LORD. 5 I cry to you, O LORD; I say, "You are my refuge, my portion in the land of the living." 6 Attend to my cry, for I am brought very low! … 7 Bring me out of prison, that I may give thanks to your name!
Psalm 42:1 As a deer pants for flowing streams, so pants my soul for you, O God. 2 My soul thirsts for God, for the living God. When shall I come and appear before God?
Psalm 62:1 A Psalm of David. For God alone my soul waits in silence; from him comes my salvation. 2 He alone is my rock and my salvation, my fortress; I shall not be greatly shaken.
II Samuel 23:16 Then the three mighty men broke through the camp of the Philistines and drew water out of the well of Bethlehem that was by the gate and carried and brought it to David.
But David would not drink it. He poured it out … to the LORD
Genesis 35:14 And Jacob set up a pillar in the place where God had spoken with him... He poured out a drink offering on it …
(on the Table of Showbread in the Holy Place of the Tabernacle) Exodus 25:29 And you shall make its plates and dishes for incense, and its flagons and bowls with which to pour drink offerings ; you shall make them of pure gold. 30 And you shall set the bread of the Presence on the table before me regularly.
Table of Showbread
Exodus 25:23–30 ME Table of Showbread
Exodus 29:39 One lamb you shall offer in the morning, 40 and with the first lamb a tenth measure of fine flour mingled with a fourth of a hin of beaten oil, and a fourth of a hin of wine for a drink offering. 41 The other lamb you shall offer at twilight, and shall offer with it a grain offering and its drink offering, as in the morning, for a pleasing aroma, a food offering to the LORD.
2 Samuel 23:17 But he would not drink of it. He poured it out to the LORD 17 and said, "Far be it from me, O LORD, that I should do this. Shall I drink the blood of the men who went at the risk of their lives?" Therefore he would not drink it.
Hebrews 9:9 …gifts and sacrifices are offered that cannot perfect the conscience of the worshiper, 10 but deal only with food and drink, … 11 But when Christ appeared as a high priest of the good things that have come, then through the greater and more perfect tent … 12 he entered once for all into the holy places, not by means of the blood of goats and calves but by means of his own blood, thus securing an eternal redemption.
Isaiah 53:12 … He poured out his soul to death and was numbered with the transgressors; yet he bore the sin of many, and makes intercession for the transgressors. Philippians 2:7 Christ Jesus emptied himself, … 8 And being found in human form, he humbled himself by becoming obedient to the point of death, even death on a cross.
Romans 12:1 I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship. 2 Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.
Matthew 26:28 (Jesus said) This is my blood of the covenant, which is poured out for many for the forgiveness of sins. When I survey the wondrous cross on which the Prince of Glory died …. … Love so amazing, so divine … Love so amazing, so divine Demands my soul, my life, my all.
Philippians 2:17 Even if I am to be poured out as a drink offering, I am glad and rejoice! 2 Timothy 4:6 For I am already being poured out as a drink offering, and the time of my departure has come. 8 Henceforth there is laid up for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, will award to me on that Day, ….
Leviticus 23:37 "These are the appointed feasts of the LORD, which you shall proclaim as times of holy convocation, for presenting to the LORD food offerings, burnt offerings and grain offerings, sacrifices and drink offerings, each on its proper day, Numbers 28:7 Its drink offering shall be a quarter of a hin for each lamb. In the Holy Place you shall pour out a drink offering of strong drink to the LORD.
Num 28:9 "On the Sabbath day, two male lambs a year old without blemish, and two tenths of an ephah of fine flour for a grain offering, mixed with oil, and its drink offering: 10 this is the burnt offering of every Sabbath, besides the regular burnt offering and its drink offering.